The Assistive Technology (AT) Manager assists students, faculty and staff with the implementation and use of assistive technologies to meet their academic needs. The incumbent recommends, evaluates, installs and maintains assistive technology on campus. The AT Manager is primarily responsible for determining reasonable accommodations for students with sensory (hearing and vision), and upper-body mobility impairments. The incumbent trains individual students with disabilities in the use of appropriate AT and how to adapt their learning strategies to make optimal use of technology. The AT Manager oversees captioning, alternative text, note-taking and interpreting services for students with disabilities. This position advises campus partners regarding the accessibility of websites, hardware, and software systems. The incumbent assists in the development of policies and procedures related to accessibility and assistive technology.
Internal Number: 4749
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